Manny DeVera, director of the General Services Administration's Federal
Technology Service's IT Solutions Regional Services Center, has moved over
to become deputy to John Johnson, the assistant commissioner for service
development. Johnson took over for Bruce Brignull, who left government.
Dell Berry, who joined GSA about a year ago, is taking over for DeVera.
Pete Fridman, a telecommunications manager at GSA's FTS, has moved over
to become deputy to Bob Suda. Suda is the assistant commissioner of the
FTS Office of Information Technology Integration.
Dara Murray joined the National Science Foundation on Sept. 24 as information
systems security specialist. She will develop, evaluate and monitor policies
and controls systems for an NSF-wide security program. Murray has been a
computer security specialist at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and most
recently was a security program manager at the Justice Department.
"NSF hires info security specialist" [FCW.com, Oct. 2, 2000]
Retired Navy Vice Adm. Henry Giffin III recently was appointed director
of combat systems life cycle support at Anteon Corp. In this newly created
role, he will direct the company's initiatives in full-service contracting,
or full-service partnerships, in support of the Navy fleet. Full-service
contracting, or partnerships, will establish new dynamics for the maintenance
of Navy ships and their systems.
Most recently, Giffin served as commander of the Atlantic Fleet Naval Surface
Force, where he was responsible for the mission-readiness of the entire
Atlantic surface fleet.
Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. William Donahue was recently selected to direct
Computer Sciences Corp.'s business unit that consolidates aerospace programs,
range operations and Air Force support business. The business unit, Aerospace
Information Technologies, delivers information technology solutions to Air
Force and space-related clients.
Donahue's most recent military assignment was as the Air Force's director
for communication and information at Air Force headquarters and commander
of the Air Force Communications and Information Center, Washington, D.C.